high school

Two students at a New Jersey Shore high school dressed up as monkeys with bananas, and taunted players on a mostly black team during a recent basketball game. According to reports, the students were warned but not punished even though the Holy Spirit High School’s athletic director admits their actions violated league rules. Philly.com reports: […]

A Nederland High School teacher resigned after he read a very explicit poem to a class of 14 and 15-year-olds. Metro reports: Detailing the sex lives of Adam and Eve, the poem was deemed too vulgar and he was suspended from Nederland High School. But now the teacher has quit his job over the row. His resignation […]

A 15-year-old special needs freshman at Streamwood High School in Illinois was not only picked on by other students, he was also bullied by the substitute teacher in his math class. Stephen Davis, who reportedly weighs 330 lbs, got the whole ordeal on tape, catching the moment “a cartoon-like sketch with buck teeth, hairy ears, bloodshot […]

Spirit Week, a fun event for high school students that allows teens to get creative with costumes and sport their school pride, was shaken up when a North Virginia teen showed up as a slave for “Throwback Thursday.” A Heritage High student wore the costume with fake blood smeared on the back of his shirt. The tag, […]

Hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons stopped by Dorsey High School in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Inglewood this week to talk reducing violence in their neighborhoods and promoting peace. Simmons, who joined the 500 students to take a pledge for peace, focused on respecting others to curb violence in their lives and communities. The yogi and advocate […]

Two Maryland teenagers were shot outside a gym during a high school basketball game on Wednesday evening, local police say. The shooting occurred around 8:20 p.m. outside Frederick High School, the school district confirmed. The two students who were shot are receiving care for non-life threatening wounds. Frederick HS shooting suspects remain at large. 2 […]

A New Jersey high school student was arrested and charged with assault for attacking a teacher who confiscated the student’s phone during class. The attack, which was caught on video and posted to YouTube, shows the student wrestling with the 62-year-old teacher and thrusting him onto the floor. Allegedly, the ninth grader at John F. Kennedy High […]

A guidance counselor from Philadelphia has been fired after she was accused of writing social media posts that were threatening towards “die-in” protestors. The protestors she reportedly made remarks towards online were demonstrating outside of an Eagles game on December 7th last year, leading her to be placed on leave. The school board made the decision […]

Sometimes, we wonder about kids in high school. In Yonkers, New York, a Gorton High School freshman was caught doing the unthinkable to a member of the staff. The 16-year-old boy was seen punching his substitute teacher and proceeding to put him in a headlock, after being told that he couldn’t go to the bathroom. […]

A California school district that initially banned basketball players from wearing “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts in a tournament, has reversed the ban and will now allow players to wear the shirts — as long as they do not cause any serious problems. The reversal came on Monday after the boys and girls teams of Mendocino High School […]

Move over Viola Davis, Nicki Minaj is coming for your Oscar nominations. We finally get to see where Nicki Minaj’s theatrical alter-egos were birthed – Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York City. An old clip of the “Throw Sum Mo” rapper performing in her theater arts class in high school has appeared on the ‘net, […]

A cancer-stricken Texas teenager was shot dead over the weekend during a botched robbery in front of his home. Ryan Lara, who was also a member of the Byrd Middle School’s football team, was moving his parents’ car from the street to their driveway in Duncanville on Saturday when the gunman approached him and opened fire. According […]